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Ground: pale neutral brown silk warp, almost entirely covering light neutral yellowish green silk weft. Irregular vertical ribs formed by spacing of warp threads. Between four, or more warp threads a space permits the weft to show forming a vertical depression. Design: formed by neutral...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian or Mesopotamian, Seljuk period, 12th century

Object Place

Persia (possibly)


17 x 33 cm (6 11/16 x 13 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with supplementary wefts


Textiles and Fashion Arts